Hails more number of female students than male students
New Delhi, Nov. 28 (Delhi Crown): President Ram Nath Kovind attended the first convocation of the Baba Ramdev’s University of Patanjali in Haridwar on Sunday.
Hailing the fact that the number of female students are more than male students in the University, President said that it is a matter of happiness that “our daughters are playing a leading role” in spreading modern education based on tradition.
The President said that Baba Ramdev has made immense contribution in popularizing yoga. “He has benefited countless common people by associating them with yoga practices,” said the President and added that a section of people have a misconception that yoga is associated with a particular sect or religion. “But it is not like that at all. In true sense, yoga is a method of keeping the body and mind healthy. That is why yoga has been adopted by people from all walks of life and ideology across the world,” added the President.
He further stated that Ayurveda and Yoga-science have deeply contemplated and researched the best tool developed by the universe, i.e. the human body. And through the body itself, it has developed effective ways of treatment. He said that harmonious association of human with the nature is the goal of Ayurveda and Yoga, he added.
The President said that University of Patanjali is preparing the future generation for nation-building by giving them education based on the idea of indigenous entrepreneurship and employment generation.
Appreciating the University’s special cell for international students, the President said that through this initiative the Indian values and knowledge tradition can be spread across the world.